William Atkins

William Atkins's first book, The Moor, was shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize and his second, The Immeasurable World: A Desert Journey, won the Stanford Dolman Travel Writing Award and the British Library Eccles Prize. He is a guest editor of the travel-writing edition of Granta. His journalism and reviews have appeared in Guardian, the New York Times, and Harper’s. Exiles: Three Island Journeys is published by Faber in 2022. He lives in Suffolk.

Upcoming Events

Featuring Talks By:
Lea Ypi
Luke Harding
The Secret Barrister
Sam Knight

5x15: 5 speakers, 15 minutes each with Luke Harding and The Secret Barrister

Join us in May as we explore the law, the meaning of freedom, the limits of reason & gain unrivalled insight into current events in Ukraine

Past Events

Session 1: Rathbones Folio Prize Writing Masterclasses

Online, via Duuzra
Online, via Duuzra
Event Featuring

5x15 x Rathbones Folio Prize Writing Masterclasses chaired by James Naughtie

Should We Have Stayed At Home?

Online, Via Zoom
Online, Via Zoom
Event Featuring

Should We Have Stayed at Home? Celebrate the publication of a travel-writing issue of Granta as we reflect on the meaning of travel in 2021.